Possible Police Misconduct Leads to End of One Citizen’s Volunteer Work

Mark Riensche gave up his volunteer efforts at the Juan Tabo Hills Open Space because he said he was unfairly issued a misdemeanor citation and harassed by Albuquerque police on more than one occasion. The Open Space is private property that does not allow motorized vehicles. Along the perimeter of the property, signs are posted … Continue reading

Citizen’s Concerns Over Police Brutality Brought to Council

Complaints of police brutality are becoming more common in Albuquerque. Addresses from members Copwatch took up a significant amount of time during the public comments portion of an Albuquerque City Council meeting on Feb. 23. Copwatch is an organization formed to increase public awareness of police brutality and use of excessive force.  During the meeting, … Continue reading